Chris Juby

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2 Samuel 24 (in 140 characters or less)

David numbered the people of Israel and then regretted it. The LORD sent a plague. David bought Araunah's field and made offerings.

Posted on 25 May 2011 to 19,425 followers, with 9 retweets.
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An interesting chapter. The same story is told in 1 Chronicles 21, but while in 2 Samuel it's God who incites David to take the census, in 1 Chronicles it's Satan.

Interesting as that conundrum may be, I decided not accentuate it here as I don't think it's the real emphasis of either chapter.


The Lord proved Himself faithful in answering David's prayer....V 25 David built an altar to the Lord there and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the Lord answered his prayer on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel was stopped.

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